Two Horses at Salt Lake County Equestrian Park's Covered Arena
The Covered Arena at the Equestrian Park
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Arena Use

Riders may use arenas that are available for Open Ride dependent on event activity. Open Ride schedules are posted on our Facebook page, or you may call 385-468-1600 or email us at ep-front@saltlake-equestrian.com. The office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call for schedules of reduced hours on these days: Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, Easter, Independence Day and Pioneer Day. Closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Every horse brought into the Park must have a riding pass. If you board your horse at the Park, the riding pass is included. Please note, we do not rent horses, nor do we offer riding lessons.

The public may use arenas during Open Ride times. Patrons must display a riding pass or other proof of payment.

Arena Guidelines
  • Slower traffic should stay along the outside rail. Reverse (clockwise) traffic should assume the next lane to the inside of the arena. Faster traffic should assume the next lane in and so forth.
  • Stops, spins, backing and other stationary work should be conducted in the center of the arena.
  • Arena users shall conduct themselves professionally and exercise courtesy at all times.
  • Barrels, jumps, poles and other equipment, as well as speed work, are generally not permitted during Open Ride times. Park attendants may allow these activities depending upon circumstances.
  • Patrons are responsible for controlling their animals at all times.
  • Animals may not be turned out in arenas or round pens at any time.
  • Animals may not be tied to green panels at any time. Animals not being used should be tied to the rider’s horse trailer. A limited number of horses may be tied to the white rails.
  • Dogs are not allowed in the indoor arena and must be secured on a leash at all times. No exceptions!
  • During Club season (April 1-September 30), outdoor arenas will be watered and worked daily between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. During the winter months (November 1 – March 31) arenas will be worked dependent on weather.
  • Park attendants may stop users at any time to verify proof of payment. Failure to purchase a daily or yearly pass is considered theft of services and will be handled appropriately.
  • Horse tripping is prohibited at the Equestrian Center, whether part of an event or a single occurrence anywhere on the grounds. Horse tripping is defined as "the roping or lassoing of the legs of an equine, or otherwise trippng or causing an equine to fall by any means for the purpose of entertainment, sport or contest; or practice for entertainment, sport or contest. This rules falls under Criminal Code: 76-9-301.
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